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Chicagoan and Mia Bossi founder Janet Mandell makes the role of working mom a little bit easier with the release of her latest collection of diaper bags. Each of the line’s six new styles doubles as a laptop bag, complete with zippable changing pad and diaper bag inserts. Bags start at $210; Miabossi.com
Bargain hunters’ dreams come true at the Fashion Outlets of Chicago’s Fourth of July Sale. Now through July 4, score an additional 30-50 percent off select merchandise at Gucci, 30 percent off everything at Barneys Warehouse July 2-8 and more. Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-7 p.m. 5220 Fashion Outlets, Rosemont; Fashionoutletsofchicago.com